Sigmund Peters

5 April 1880–13 September 1953 (Age 73)
Mansfield, Richland, Ohio, United States

The Life of Sigmund

When Sigmund Peters was born on 5 April 1880, in Mansfield, Richland, Ohio, United States, his father, Mr. Petters, was 22 and his mother, Miss. Kale, was 20. He married Alma Rewold in Mansfield, Richland, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Zanesville, Muskingum, Ohio, United States in 1910 and Fort Worth, Tarrant, Texas, United States in 1920. He registered for military service in 1898. He died on 13 September 1953, in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States, at the age of 73, and was buried in Rose Hills Memorial Park, Whittier, Los Angeles, California, United States.

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Sigmund Peters
Alma Rewold
Frederick Peters
Alma Peters
Elmer Peters
Evelyn Peters
Myrtle White Peters
Katheen Peters

Spouse and Children


    Alma Rewold


Mansfield, Richland, Ohio, United States


    Frederick Peters


    Alma Peters


    Elmer Peters



    Myrtle White Peters


+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

    Mr. Petters


    Miss. Kale




World Events (8)

1882 · Electricity Comes to Los Angeles

Age 2

Electricity was first introduced to Los Angeles. The first electric street light had “three carbon-arc lamps of three thousand candle-power” and stood 150 feet tall. 
1891 · Angel Island Serves as Quarantine Station

Age 11

Angel Island served as a quarantine station for those diagnosed with bubonic plague beginning in 1891. A quarantine station was built on the island which was funded by the federal government at the cost of $98,000. The disease spread to port cities around the world, including the San Francisco Bay Area, during the third bubonic plague pandemic, which lasted through 1909.
1901 · Spindletop Oilfield Discovered

Age 21

"Spindletop, located south of Beaumont, becomes the first major oil well to be discovered in Texas. Other fields were discovered in shortly after, which ultimately led to the highly impactful ""oil boom""."

Name Meaning

1 English, Scottish, Dutch, and North German: patronymic from the personal name Peter .2 Irish: Anglicized form (translation) of Gaelic Mac Pheadair ‘son of Peter ’.3 Americanized form of cognate surnames in other languages, for example Dutch and North German Pieters.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Sigmond Peters, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Sigmund Peters, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Segmond Peters in entry for Peters, "Ohio, County Births, 1841-2003"

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